Annie Smith Wilkerson, 84, of Aberfoil Community in Bullock County, AL passed away peacefully at her home on June 7, 2019.

Born the fifth of ten children to Burie and Era Lee (Parker) Smith of Elba, AL on December 29, 1934, she was predeceased by her parents, four siblings, her late husband of 47 years, Cecil T. Wilkerson of Aberfoil, AL, and her daughter, Rebecca Wilkerson Lay of Foley, AL.

Annie was a homemaker who followed her husband in his military career before settling in Aberfoil in 1974. She later cared for her husband through a terminal illness for several years.

Survivors include two sons, Terry Wilkerson (Ann) of Alexander City, AL and Sam Wilkerson (Sandy) of Aberfoil, AL, along with seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Services were held at Gray Funeral Home, 110 Martin Luther King Blvd. N., Union Springs, AL on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 with visitation at 10:00 a.m. and eulogy at 11:00 a.m.

Graveside Service and Interment immediately followed at Aberfoil Community Cemetery, U.S. Highway 29 South, Union Springs, AL.

The family would like to thank all of those who prayed for her during her illness, Dr. Mac Barnes and the Cancer Center of Montgomery, Dr. Wilbert A. Rump and staff in Union Springs, AL, her many friends at Main Drug Store, Union Springs, AL. caregivers at HOSPICE-COMPASSUS, Troy, AL and loving friend, Viva Moon of Fitzpatrick, AL.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her name to The American Cancer Society or Hospice.